Deepening our understanding of issues confronting contemporary society
The Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research (GCSCR) is dedicated to increasing our understanding of current challenges facing the modern world. Through the application of innovative humanities and social science research, incorporating the knowledge of academics from a broad range of interrelated disciplines, we are at the cutting edge of humanities and social science discourse. Our Centre's research is focused on the following contemporary themes: History, Media and Change; Mobilities, Communities and In/securities; Heritage and Wellbeing; Language, Culture and Belonging.
Listen to Centre member and expert Dr Adele Pavlidis on Sunday Morning with Kate O'Toole @abcbrisbane discussing the challenges #AFLW players face in their profession from sexism to low wages. Interview starts at 1:34:00. Click here to listen.
We recently welcomed a group of five medical officials from the Mongolian Society of Emergency Medicine to our Nathan campus to discuss training opportunities to enhance Mongolia’s capacity to deliver to emergency medicine. Click here to read more.
We warmly congratulate our very own Professor Gerry Docherty, Dean Research and Professor of Phonetics in the Arts, Education and Law Group, on being elected as a Fellow of The Australian Academy of the Humanities, recognising contributions as a linguist specialising in sociolinguistics and socio-phonetics; studies of perception, speech processing and cross-linguistic prosody.